Community Music School



The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) has offered outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis area and beyond since its founding in 1925.  

Our music faculty include world-class performers who are also master teachers. The entire St. Louis metropolitan region is served with multiple locations, including the headquarters and concert hall located on the Webster University campus in historic Webster Groves. 

Cellofest 2016:  Bach to Hip Hop

Monday, May 30th at 7 p.m.
CMS Center, Concert Hall
535 Garden Ave., 63119 
Tickets available at the door for purchase:  $10 for adults and $5 for seniors/students 

Cellofest 2016:  Bach to Hip Hop features CMS student and alumni cellists in ensembles ranging from one cello to as many as 25 cellos.  

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Explore Music! JAPAN 

Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 12-3 p.m.  
Edward Jones Commons in the East Academic Building on the campus of Webster University 
FREE and open to the public.  For all ages. 
Experience the music and culture of Japan.  Enjoy performances by Niji Choral Group and Japanese instrumental ensemble, Gaku.  Participate in traditional Japanese art projects - origami and more.  Taste authentic Japanese cuisine from Nobu (available for purchase). 

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Summer Music Programs at the CMS

The Community Music School offers a variety of summer music programs for all ages (6 months-18 years).  Programs include:  Kindermusik® Family CampBandFluteString OrchestraChamber Music Encounter, & Composition Intensive.

Application Deadlines:  March 7 for Chamber Music Encounter, May 15 for June camps, and June 15 for Composition Intensive.


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Summer Walk-in Registration for Individual Lessons:  June 4-9

Beginning June 4, new students may register for individual instruction with one of 100 CMS' professional teaching artists. Three St. Louis locations to choose from: 

Webster Groves location: CMS Center (on the campus of Webster University), 535 Garden Ave., 63119:   Saturday, June 4: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 7:  4-7 p.m., or Thursday, June 9: 10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Chesterfield location:
 Faust Park, Strauss Center, 14941 Olive Blvd., 63017:  Monday, June 6: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or Thursday, June 9:  4-7 p.m.

University City location: Trinity Presbyterian, 6800 Washington Ave., 63130:  Wednesday, June 8:  4-7 p.m.


Research-Proven, Giggle-Approved!  Enroll Now for Fall 2016 Kindermusik & Young Years Classes!

Early childhood music and movement classes for children ages birth to 6 years old.  Sign-up by August 12th and receive a discount!  

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Current Individual/Suzuki students needing to re-enroll for lessons: